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How to control blood sugar levels?

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Dr. Minal Mohit

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Posted on Thu, 21 Aug 2014 in Diabetes
Question: I am aged 49,and Diabetic with Hba1c around 8.9.Having fatty liver with SGPT 82,SGOT 52,choletsrol 187,triglycerdies 204.Random Blood sugar 233.I am on diamicron XR 60,and Oakmet 500 both 1 tab dialy,and on LIV 52 @ 2 tab,both in the morning and night. pleas advise me.Can i change the medicines for Sugar control,as i am taking this for a long time since 7 years.My blood sugar level doesnt reduce below this level.Pl advise
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
you must change and get a better control.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Mr. XXXXXXX, Hi! you deserve a better control. you please change dimicron XR 60 to glimeperide 2 mg twice a day, and increase metformin to 1g twice a day. you may also add vildagliptine 50 mg twice a day. you may change liv 52 to udiliv 300 mg twice a day. please check your creatinine and lipid profile and let me know. regards!
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Follow up: Dr. Minal Mohit 14 minutes later
creatinine 0.9 mg and lipid profile :- HDL 41.2, LDL 116,VLDL 40.9, Cholstrol/HDL ratio 4.5.
For metformin tablet :- please suggest the name.
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 21 hours later
Brief Answer:
i'll give you a proper prescription.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXX, if you allow me i'll write a prescription.
1. tab gemer 2 , 1 before breakfast and 1 before dinner.
2. tab Zomelis met 50/500 , 1 before breakfast and 1 before dinner
3. tab lipaglyn 4 mg , 1 after breakfast
4. tab stator 10 mg , 1 after dinner
5. tab udiliv 300mg, 1 after breakfast and 1 after dinner
6. tab Recovit NP , 1 after dinner.
check your sugars after 10 days and let me know.
thanks!
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Follow up: Dr. Minal Mohit 11 hours later
Thanks.
Pl suggest me alternate to lipaglyn 4mg,as it is not available.
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Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
the only brand.

Detailed Answer:
Dear sir, sorry, lipaglyn is the only brand of saroglitazar that is available in the market. it is by Zydus. you can request the pharmacist to make it available. regards!
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